ASL's Ben Muell breaks down defensive unit performance against receivers in Weeks 1 through 3.

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Heading into week 4, check out how defenses are doing in coverage against wide receivers through the first three weeks of the 2019 NFL season.

 

Worst

(STD)

Team

Fantasy

Points

Allowed /

Game (STD)

Best

(STD)

Team

Fantasy

Points

Allowed /

Game (STD)

1

Giants

38.8

1

Patriots

11.6

2

Redskins

38.7

2

Rams

12.8

3

Saints

35.3

3

Packers

15

4

Eagles

32.2

4

Broncos

17.6

5

Raiders

31

5

Bills

17.9

6

Steelers

30.6

6

Cowboys

19

7

Jets

29.8

7

Colts

19.7

8

Texans

29.2

8

Panthers

20

9

Ravens

28.7

9

Titans

20.9

10

Dolphins

28.1

10

Browns

21

 

Worst

(PPR)

Team

Fantasy

Points

Allowed /

Game (PPR)

Best

(PPR)

Team

Fantasy

Points

Allowed /

Game (PPR)

1

Giants

56.4

1

Patriots

23.3

2

Redskins

55.7

2

Packers

24.3

3

Saints

52.6

3

Rams

25.1

4

Eagles

50.9

4

Broncos

27.9

5

Texans

48.2

5

Cowboys

32

6

Jet

47.4

6

Titans

32.2

7

Raiders

45.3

7

Bengals

32.5

8

Steelers

44.9

8

Chiefs

33.2

9

Ravens

43.9

9

Falcons

33.7

10

Lions

41.9

10

Colts

34.4

 

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Worst

v.

WR’s

Team

Receiving

Yards

Allowed /

Game

Wide

Receiver

Targets /

Game

Catches

Allowed /

Game

Completion

% Allowed

Receiving

TDs

Allowed

1

Giants

262

21

14.67

69.8%

6

2

Saints

247.3

22.33

14.33

64.2%

5

3

Jets

220

25

15.33

61.3%

4

4

Ravens

216.3

23.67

13.66

57.7%

3

5

Texans

210.7

22.67

16

70.6%

4

6

Steelers

205.3

19.33

14

72.4%

5

7

Eagles

202.3

24.33

14.67

60.3%

6

8

Redskins

196

20.67

16

77.4%

8

9

Raiders

189.7

17.67

12.33

69.8%

5

10

Lions

188

28.67

15.33

53.5

3

 

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